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Tributes pour in for former UN chief, Nobel laureate Kofi Annan

Aug 18, 2018 - 7:48 PM

(4th UPDATE) World leaders and organizations pay tribute to the former UN Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate

UN CHIEF. In this file photo taken on April 28, 2004, United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan takes a question during a press conference at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

Pemimpin dunia ingatkan Indonesia akan bahaya rokok

Dec 04, 2017 - 9:40 PM

The Elders ingatkan Program Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional perlu dukungan dana pajak

Buruh rokok kretek saat melinting batang rokok di pabrik Sekar Tembakau Cepiring Kendal. Foto oleh Fariz Fardianto/Rappler

Matigsalug tribe to showcase products at expo in Makati

Oct 02, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Fashion brand Nasabeka, named after the Matigsalug word for unity, sells handmade accessories and baskets, among others

BRACELETS. Other products made and sold by the tribe include (from L-R) tribal wear, bracelets, accessories they call 'pompoms'

[E3 2017] Bethesda brings in the old and the new

Jun 12, 2017 - 4:57 PM

From Fallout to Skyrim to Wolfenstein Bethesda stuck to what they knew and introduced either additional content or sequels to their current creations Here are the highlights

6 helpful tips for traveling with a senior citizen

Apr 29, 2017 - 4:32 PM

Rappler s Don Kevin Hapal shares words of wisdom after a two week trip with his with his 80 year old grandma

TAKE IT SLOW. The author's grandmother rests while looking around Paris, France inside a sightseeing bus. Photo by Don Kevin Hapal

Bethesda's E3 press conference aims to impress

Jun 13, 2016 - 10:35 AM

Ahead of E3 Bethesda shows us what s coming next for game fans everywhere

QUAKE CHAMPIONS. Screen shot from Twitch livestream.

WATCH: Old people react to Kim Kardashian nude magazine photos

Jan 03, 2015 - 12:01 PM

‘If I ever see her in person I’ll have to look closely ’ jokes one man

Screengrab from YouTube/TheFineBros

Nigerian elders question Boko Haram 'ceasefire' deal

Oct 20, 2014 - 11:28 PM

If they are aware and they are in agreement that there is a ceasefire I don t think they would continue attacking innocent people and taking over places says spokesman Bulama Mali Gubio

BOKO HARAM. A screengrab taken on August 24, 2014 from a video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and obtained by AFP shows Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau (C). File photo by AFP/BOKO HARAM

Nigeria's military claims success against Boko Haram

Sep 13, 2014 - 12:25 PM

Nigeria s military have repeatedly rejected claims about Boko Haram taking over towns and villages despite multiple testimonies from fleeing residents

NIGERIA, - : QUALITY REPEAT A screengrab taken on August 24, 2014 from a video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and obtained by AFP shows the leader of the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau (C), delivering a speech at an undisclosed location. Boko Haram's leader said he has created an Islamic caliphate in a northeast Nigeria town seized by the insurgents earlier this month. "Thanks be to Allah who gave victory to our brethren in (the town of) Gwoza and made it part of the Islamic caliphate," Abubakar Shekau said in the 52-minute video. Boko Haram/AFP

'Elders' urge end to impunity for Myanmar unrest

Sep 26, 2013 - 5:12 PM

Former world leaders led by ex US president Jimmy Carter appeal for an end to impunity over a wave of anti Muslim attacks in Myanmar